Complete Definition of "corona"

English

Etymology
From L. corona#Latin|corona, "garland, crown"

Noun
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corona (plural: coronae or coronas)

  1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
  2. star: The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,
  3. biology: Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
  4. (electrical): a low energy discharge caused by ionization of a gas by an electric field [quite common at conductor bends of 12kV or higher].

Translations
trans-top|crown
German: Krone f
Italian: corona#Italian|corona f
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Latin: #Latin|corona f
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trans-top|of a star
German: Korona f
Italian: corona#Italian|corona f
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trans-top|botany
Italian: corona#Italian|corona f
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Derived terms
coronagraph

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Italian

Noun
it-noun|coron|f|a|e

  1. crown (of a king, pope etc) (also of a tooth)
  2. coronet
  3. wreath
  4. corona#English|corona (of a star etc)

Latin

Etymology
From AGr.|la term|scpolytonic|κοÏÏνη||garland, wreath|trkorÅnÄ|lang=grc.

Noun
la-noun|corÅna|coronae|corÅnae|f|first

  1. A garland or wreath; presented to athletes, the gods, or the dead
  2. A crown

Related terms
corolla#Latin|corÅlla
coronamentum
coronarius|corÅnÄrius
corono#Latin|corÅnÅ

Descendants
English: #English|corona
Spanish: #Spanish|corona


Spanish

Etymology
L.|es corona

Noun
es-noun-f

  1. crown

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